Our 2017 Graduate Fellow: Rahel Tekola

We are proud to introduce our 2017 Graduate Fellow, Rahel Tekola. Rahel is currently a student at the Columbia University School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA), pursuing her Master’s in Public Administration (MPA). Prior to enrolling in graduate school, she worked in Dallas as the Chief of Staff to the CEO of an organization focusing on […]

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Child Abuse Prevention Program

We are proud to support the Child Abuse Prevention Program (CAPP) of New York Foundling! CAPP teaches elementary age children across NYC how to protect themselves from physical and sexual abuse. Their workshops take place in schools around the city, and provide real life examples that are easily understood to the children. To date, CAPP has held hundreds of workshops […]

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Facebook NY & JAR Networking Happy Hour

The Reisenbach Foundation Trailblazers–our council of young supporters–were pleased to co-host our first Happy Hour with Facebook NY on May 17th. Hosted at The Winslow in NYC, this event included Reisenbach grantees, colleagues, and close friends who were eager to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. We were also pleased to have […]

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Gun Violence Solutions Panel at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Left to Right: Danny Peralta, Executive Managing Director of The POINT CDC; Gregg Roberts, Executive Director of The New York City Police Foundation; and Lt. Marc Moreno, Commander of the NYPD Crime Stoppers Unit   On May 9th, The Reisenbach Foundation partnered with John Jay College of Criminal Justice to host a pair of panel […]

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Trailblazer Spotlight: Michelle Aragon of MAGNA

We are so excited to introduce Michelle Aragon of Magna Global as part of our Reisenbach Trailblazer Council. She is a rising star at her organization and in the New York philanthropy realm. Here, she shares some thoughts on New York City, philanthropy, and the Reisenbach Foundation: What is your current position?        VP, Business Solutions […]

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Congrats to the Doe Fund’s Ready Willing and Able Class of 2017

On March 23, The Reisenbach Foundation was invited to The Doe Fund’s Ready, Willing and Able Class of 2017 Graduation. The Doe Fund’s signature program, Ready, Willing and Able provides education, job training, and transitional housing for formerly incarcerated and homeless men. At the event, past and present Ready, Willing and Able graduates discussed how […]

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Meet Our Reisenbach Scholars: Michael Santoro

Meet Michael Santoro, a current recipient of the John A. Reisenbach Scholarship at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. An NYPD Sergeant, Michael is also pursuing a master’s degree in criminal justice. Read his story below: Describe your current work and career path for the future. My current career started in July of 2010 when […]

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Thank you!

We would like to thank everyone who came to our 25th Annual Gala on December 6th at the Tribeca 360 Event Space. It was a night filled with appreciation for our donors; highlights from our grantees and program partners; and of course recognition of our deserving honorees, Marla Kaplowitz of MEC, Anna Griffin of CA Technologies, and […]

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25 for 25 Leadership Circle: Group M

GroupM is the leading global media investment management company serving as the parent to WPP media agencies including Mindshare, MEC, MediaCom, Maxus, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the programmatic digital media platform, Xaxis, each global operations in their own right with leading market positions. GroupM’s primary operates as a leader and collaborator in trading, […]

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25 for 25 Leadership Circle: Facebook

Facebook has been a long-time supporter of the John A. Reisenbach Foundation. We are so honored to have their Director of Global Business Marketing, Sarah Personette, as one of our Board Members, and Peipei Zhou, another Facebook executive, as a member of our Trailblazer Committee. Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the […]

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